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Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
+1 614-890-3663
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Westerville, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best pan-seared salmon dinner ever. If you like salmon you must try this dinner served with sticky rice and stir-fried vegetables. The salmon has a soy glaze that accents the flavor. Make sure you ask for extra glaze.

Thank Bossman2009
Westerville, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my faves in the Polaris/Westerville area, The menu offers great variety and very nice heated fireplace. I definitely recommend.

Thank Mindy S
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Our waiter was top notch, but the food was just okay. I ordered a reuben and the proportion of meat/cheese/sauerkraut/dressing was not correct so I basically had a sloppy corned beef sandwich with dressing. I had sweet potato fries instead of regular fries and the portion size was disappointing. Overall, eh...

Thank Ann B
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Parking lot on side is tight but there is additional parking around the back. There are daily specials for lunch and affordable. I was very surprised about the portion size and value for the price. Service was average but food was great.

Thank Diane A
Westerville, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We eat at the Rusty Bucket frequently. Good service, great, consistent food and prices are not too bad!

Thank jcwilt
Milan, Italy
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and it was a great choice. The place is very pretty, with tables also outside. The menu is offering different dishes among which you find out what you like. I tasted the Patty Melt: it was well done. Try it if you stay there. The service was very good.

Thank Antonio D
Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Rusty Bucket has made some remodeling decisions that improved the atmosphere. Great place to gather and enjoy a variety of menu options and specials. Nice bar area and outdoor seating. Love the double nickel salad!

Thank Amy Y
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really enjoy gathering with family and friends to enjoy a great meal at a reasonable price. We went with extended family and friends with three generations together and there was something for everyone.

Thank Rick B
Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I have been to the Rusty Bucket several times, and I have always had friendly service and great food. I recommend the buffalo chicken sandwich and the burgers.

Thank Ch0mper
Galena, Ohio
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312 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I had a taste for a burger all week. So this Saturday stop was just what I envisioned. I am often disappointed in burger places who serve the processed frozen perfectly round, small indentations, and grill marks. I cooked for tailgating at a local University in my former city which had these burgers in frozen boxes of 144. Not too... More 

Thank closch7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Westerville
  • Phone Number: +1 614-890-3663
It's what every neighborhood needs. A fun, fast, and friendly place to dine, celebrate, or just hang. And be all of those things to families, children, singles, grandparents, students and business people. That's the thinking behind the concept of the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. And it's what you'll find in every corner of each and every one. From the menu - a combination of updated familiar favorites designed to delight food lovers of every type and age - to the warmth of the naturalistic decor, underscored by a staff that embodies Genuine Hospitality, Rusty Bucket feels immediately familiar and comfortable to anyone that walks in.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?